PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police officials say an officer was taken to the hospital this afternoon after he appeared to suffer a heart attack while in his cruiser.

According to police, it happened around 1:30 p.m. on West Carson Street and the West End Circle.

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The call reportedly came in for a driver slumped over the wheel of his car.

Police say the officer was conscious when emergency crews took him to UPMC Mercy Hospital.

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There’s no word on his condition.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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